Harvard Square Plaza Slated for Renovation

Harvard Square Plaza Slated for Renovation

The Harvard Crimson discusses the upcoming Harvard Square Plaza renovations and the restoration and adaptive reuse of the Out of Town News kiosk. Halvorson Design is working with engineers HDR and architects Touloukian Touloukian to renovate this active open space in the heart of Harvard Square.

Senator Joseph Finnegan Park wins Waterfront Center Award

Senator Joseph Finnegan Park wins Waterfront Center Award

Cynthia Smith and Iris Lin traveled to Washington, DC, to accept the Top Honor Award from The Waterfront Center for the transformation of a contaminated industrial site into a resilient waterfront park that not only serves as a critical link to the Boston Harborwalk and the Neponset River Greenway but also restores the shoreline back to its original form as a salt marsh habitat.

The Smith breaks ground in Boston's South End

The Smith breaks ground in Boston's South End

Construction has begun on The Smith, a new multi-family residential development located in Boston’s South End. The project is being developed by Leggat McCall Properties and Bentall Kennedy, who are also working with development advisor Bozzuto, and designed by CBT Architects with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design Partnership.

Opening of Hancock-Adams Common ushers in “A new Quincy”

Opening of Hancock-Adams Common ushers in “A new Quincy”

The new Hancock Adams Common, designed by Halvorson Design Partnership for the City of Quincy, opened this month with a celebration that featured speeches by Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch, Governor Charlie Baker, Pulitzer prize-winning historian David McCullough, and Congressman Stephen Lynch.

Students: New Dover High School is "breathtaking"

Students: New Dover High School is "breathtaking"

The new Dover High School welcomed students for their first day of classes.

This new 302,000-square-foot building, designed by HMFH Architects with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, was described by students and faculty on opening day as “breathtaking,” “amazing,” a “top-notch facility,” and an “upgrade in every way.”

Tuscan Village to have outdoor entertainment viewable from upper floor restaurants

Tuscan Village to have outdoor entertainment viewable from upper floor restaurants

Tuscan Village, a new mixed-use development designed by Prellwitz Chillinski Associates and Halvorson Design Partnership, will now feature a courtyard for outdoor concerts, festivals, and other forms of entertainment as well as restaurants along the perimeter, which will allow people to eat, drink and watch the shows. 

Opinion: Portsmouth should create parks, green space

Opinion: Portsmouth should create parks, green space

In an opinion piece written for Seacoast Online by John Tabor, he recommends that the City of Portsmouth should invest in open spaces. This recommendation is the result of a planning study by architect Touloukian Touloukian and Halvorson Design for the Vaughan Mall and Bridge Street/Worth lots in downtown Portsmouth.

Joe Faro gives Tuscan Village update at Boston conference

Joe Faro gives Tuscan Village update at Boston conference

The Eagle Tribune reports that Tuscan Brands CEO Joe Faro shared updated plans for Tuscan Village, a large-scale mixed-use development in Salem, New Hampshire. Plans include a public park centrally located in the 170-acre parcel as well as an outdoor area to hosts shows, festivals, and musical performances.